Example of a law in Laws and Resolutions of the State of North Carolina, passed by the General Assembly at its session of 1879 from the Internet Archive (contributed by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill University Libraries).
Access our corpus of all session laws passed by the North Carolina General Assembly during 1866/67-1967. The corpus is enriched with descriptive XML metadata.
Read about Jim Crow, a system of racial apartheid that lasted nearly one hundred years. This piece by Dr. William Sturkey provides some context for the laws uncovered in this project.